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Our #1 bestseller. Loyak™ is a minimalist, high performance shoe providing durability, exceptional grip, and sensational ground feel on land and water.

These shoes are so comfortable. Id rather be barefoot but if I have to wear shoes, these are it! I wear them everywhere. I hike in them, climb in them, beach in them, they are always with me. I love the wide toe box and the barefoot feel. The style is classic and I get compliments on them constantly. Could a more perfect shoe exist? I say no way!

These are perfect if you appreciate a "foot shaped shoe" that respects your natural form. I originally bought the Loyak as a water shoe and quickly found they can be used casually just as often. The wider toe box allows my toes to spread out, and the level footbed feels natural while providing just enough cushion to keep me moving comfortably all day. I like the breathability and water readiness, and they fold up very small for travel. Versatile and stylish. Highly recommended!!!

I have worn Astral Loyak's exclusively for close to ten years now and in my opinion, there is no more comfortable shoe out there. They are minimal enough to allow for natural foot movement but have enough cushion to be able to stand all day long. And yes, I wear them kayaking too.


Zero drop, Level Footbed® + a wider toe box respects your foot's natural position while increasing balance and stability.


Sticky yet durable G.15 Rubber™ + Flex Grip™ outsoles provide exceptional grip on wet and dry surfaces. Non-marking.

THE BEST TRAVEL SHOE ... WHETHER YOU’RE ON OR OFF THE WATER! The Loyak is the only shoe I have ever found that is lightweight, comfortable, stylish, and fast drying.This sporty multi-tasker pairs perfectly with shorts or swim trunks yet is dressy enough to wear out for dinner or drinks with casual pants. I don’t leave home without them, and I usually travel with two pairs!

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Quick dry, quick drain and lightweight, while reducing the entry of sand or silt.


A low profile design providing maximum ground feel, conformity and flexibility.


Recessed lilo-stitching securely connects the hydrophobic canvas uppers directly to the G Rubber™ outsoles.


Outdoor industry's first drop-in midsole design provides exceptional durability.

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Technical Details

Intended Use: Water, Casual, Boat, Travel
Uppers: Quick dry canvas with 3D airmesh // Water resistant laces
Midsole: Removable, 45C closed cell EVA foam // Zero drop, Level Footbed® from heel to ball // Minimal arch
Outsole: Flex Grip™ outsole made with non-marking, razor siped, G.15 Rubber™
Foot to Ground Distance: 11mm
Weight/shoe: 209 g / 7.4 oz (M's size 9)
Sizes: M’s US 8 - 14 (whole sizes only)
Fit: True to size (size down for half size)

Returns & Warranty

If you need to make a return, you can do so within 45 days after purchase. To start that process, go here. Returns will be charged a $10 shipping label fee. If you are exchanging an item, there is no shipping fee. For more information, please visit our returns policy page.

All Astral products are guaranteed under warranty to the original purchaser against defects in materials and workmanship for the reasonable lifespan of the product. If you believe that your Astral product has a manufacturing defect, discontinue use immediately and fill out the Warranty Form. For more information, visit the warranty policy page.


Size Guide

Fits As Expected
Fit : True to size (size down for half size)


Footwear Sizing Chart: 
UK US Mens US Women's US - Unisex (M/W) US Youth CM EU
.5   2   1 19.5 32
1.5   3   2 20.5 33 1/2
2.5   4   3 21.5 35
3.5   5   4 22.5 36
4.5   6 5/6 5 23.5 37 1/2
5   6.5 5.5 / 6.5   24 38
5.5   7 6/7 6 24.5 38 2/3
6   7.5 6.5/7.5   25 39 1/3
6.5   8 7/8 7 25.5 40
7   8.5 7.5/8.5   25.75 40 2/3
7.5 8 9 8/9   26 41 1/3
8 8.5 9.5 8.5/9.5   26.5 42
8.5 9 10 9/10   27 42 2/3
9 9.5 10.5 9.5/10.5   27.5 43 1/3
9.5 10 11 10/11   28 44
10 10.5 11.5 10.5/11.5   28.5 44 2/3
10.5 11 12 11/12   28.75 45 1/3
11 11.5   11.5   29 46
11.5 12   12   29.5 46 2/3
12 12.5   12.5   30 47 1/3
12.5 13   13   30.5 48
13.5 14   14   31.25 49 1/3
Find your correct shoe size

We know how important it is to find a pair of shoes that fit well. We have developed some resources to help you achieve this goal. If you've never worn our shoes before we highly recommend measuring your feet with our printable sizing guide.

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